WAKA-AMA HOE (PADDLE MAKING)
What is the course about? Students will make a wooden paddle for their kayak or waka. They will design a blade, select and prepare appropriate materials and use joining and laminating techniques to make the paddle handle. The paddle will be finished with oil or varnish.
What to wear? Old clothes to work in - not school uniform. Closed shoes are compulsory.
Students will be assessed against the following unit standards:
Select, use and care for hand tools used in boatbuilding
Dates upon application
Course length: 5 days
Time: 9.00 am – 3.00 pm
Minimum/Maximum 8 students
$50 plus GST per students per day including materials and completed paddle
This course is offered at the Future Trades Campus, Dyer Street, Whangarei